Pascale Petit was spotted by French actress
Françoise Lugagne, while she worked
as a beautician. She notized the young girl's beauty on the spot - proposing
to her, to come and try to get a part in her husband's (director of
cinéma) film "Les sorcières de Salem" in 1956 - who was
looking for a young girl. Pascale Petit was extremely popular in the late
fifties and sixties and she was compared as the new
Brigitte Bardot. She
played in many movies the female leading role. She followed her second
husband Giani Esposito to Italy, and gave birth to two children. She went
also to Hollywood where she played for example beside Ray Danton and only returned to
French cinema in 1971.
In 1957 Pascale Petit was given the
Bianchetti AWARD for best
hopeful newcomer in her role as Mic, in
Some of her partners were, Jean-François
Porron, Jacques Charrier, Jean-Paul Belmondo,
Pascale Petit is the mother of Doushka Esposito,
who is a very popular singer and Animator for
In our beloved series
"Catherine, il suffit d'amour, Pascale Petit
played "Catherine's" motherly friend, "Sara. We
adored her in that most important role, what
would our heroine done without her? A character,
even Arnaud de Montsalvy, bowed his head!
February 27, 2017
Happy Birthday !
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Pascale Petit during the shooting of Catherine,
il suffit d'un amour in1986.
One of the hundreds of souvenirs in Dame Marion
Sarraut's, director of the the TV-Series
Marianne, Catherine, The Lure of the Falcon and
Thank you so much again dear Dame Marion for
sharing this with me/us the Sarraut/Benzoni
Je vous embrasse affectueusement Linda
The beautiful Pascale Petit has been in numerous films and other production
here is a link to
- 2017 Linda Compagnoni Walther